[OZAPRS] UI view and OziExplorer
michaelcarey at internode.on.net
Sat Jun 24 23:42:28 EST 2006
I've been using NetAPRS from Darryl VK2TDS at Radioactive Networks
"between" UIView and Oziexplorer. While it does work, it's a little
buggy and development hasn't progressed very far as Darryl has been
concentrating on more commercial (read profitable) applications using
the software. I have encouraged him to develop and refine it some more
for amateur APRS use, as I find the mapping side of UIView to be most
restrictive and I use Oziexplorer all the time for other mapping tasks.
As it stands, the biggest issues I have with the current version of
NetAPRS are that waypoints of APRS targets are not removed from NetAPRS
and Oziexplorer when they expire from UIView , autotrailing of moving
APRS targets doesn't work, you have to manually check each callsign you
want to track, and it interprets some (not all) compressed APRS beacons
incorrectly and places them in the Western hemisphere. Lat/Long
positions aren't rounded down either, sometimes you get recurring
decimals which can make things look messy.
NetAPRS doesn't require any changes to either UIView or Oziexplorer,
it's quite seamless, you just "connect" to UIView and Oziexplorer and
watch the magic happen!
Download and check it out here :-
Norm, VK2XCI wrote:
> Good evening,
> I believe I have seen UIview working with OziExplorer and the NATMAPS
> 250k ecw maps. I've managed to get OzE running with the .ecw map, but
> can't figure how to get data from UIview. I gather UIview has to be in
> server mode, what happens at the OzE.
Ozaprs mailing list
Ozaprs at aprs.net.au
More information about the Ozaprs